Daily Grammar - Punctuation/Capitalization (Thursday Work) and Diagramming (Friday Work)
Discussion of 1984:
Characters - Winston Smith, O'Brien, Mrs. Parsons, "Big Brother," Goldstein, Black Haired Girl
Setting - Oceania: London, Eurasia, Eastasia, "Victory Mansions"
Plot: Totalitarian Government, "Thought Police," "Big Brother is Watching," "Vaporized," parents are afraid of their children, TV screen cameras, manipulation of history, "IngSoc," "writing differently than the common word," "Newspeak," prominence of war, the four ministries.
Government Discussion - Types of government and their linked economic attributes. "What government would you want? What would you want your government to provide for you? At what cost? What style of government is the classroom environment?"
WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH
Homework: Grammar sentences due tomorrow, grammar quiz sentence tomorrow, FishBowl tomorrow, 1984 1-69 due tomorrow, bring 3 analytically questions from 1984 reading, Bring printed political cartoons tomorrow.